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Kuhombutsu Joshin-ji Temple

7-41-3 Okusawa, Setagaya 158-0083, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3701-2029
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One of the few temples in Tokyo that you can see the Japanese garden from the main hall

本堂に入り、座りながら心を落ち着かせて日本庭園を眺めることが出来る、東京都区内で数少ない寺の一つです。休日でもあまり人は多くないため、ゆっくりと境内を散策することが出来、多忙な毎日の中の心のオアシスに... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cyber0515
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Tokyo, Japan
Peaceful little retreat

I did not want to review this because tourists will swarm the place and the paradise will be... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
savvy8200
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 weeks ago
“One of the few temples in Tokyo that you can see the Japanese garden from the main hall”
14 May 2016
“Peaceful little retreat”
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7-41-3 Okusawa, Setagaya 158-0083, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3701-2029
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

本堂に入り、座りながら心を落ち着かせて日本庭園を眺めることが出来る、東京都区内で数少ない寺の一つです。休日でもあまり人は多くないため、ゆっくりと境内を散策することが出来、多忙な毎日の中の心のオアシスになると思います。特に訪れたいのが晩秋。境内の銀杏の葉が、燦々と降り注ぐ太陽の光を一斉に黄金色になり、文字通りの極楽浄土のような雰囲気に包まれます。雨の日に訪れるのもお勧めです。しっとりと濡れた境内の木々を、本堂から眺めるというのもいいかもしれません。 都内の有名な寺社では味わえない、ゆったりとした時の流れを味わうことが出来ます。 It is a temple where you can look at the Japanese garden while making you calm from the main hall, it may be a rare temple in central Tokyo. Because there are not so many people on holidays, you'll be able to heal...More

Thank Cyber0515
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I did not want to review this because tourists will swarm the place and the paradise will be destroyed. However it is a waste not to let people know of this little gem that is found right in Tokyo. You do not have to travel...More

Thank savvy8200
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

So, as a foreigner you can't really visit Japan and not go to a temple or two. That would be like visiting Egypt and thinking "Pyramids? Nah! Don't think I'll bother" So most visitors to Tokyo who see a temple will most likely only go...More

Thank EmAitchKay
Reviewed 5 October 2014

4K Video of the Temple that I made, enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhguCKiF3Cw Birth place of one ot Tokyo’s oldest tree (more than 700 years old), the Joshinji Temple or Jōshin-ji was first established in 1678 in Kuhonbutsu (a few meters away from the Kuhonbutsu Station in Tokyo)...More

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Jocelyn C
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I believe it's Ikejiri Ohashi on the Denentoshi-line (Tokyu), but it is more convenient to go by bus.
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